Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (NYSE:TEVA) VP Hafrun Fridriksdottir sold 933 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.76, for a total value of $20,302.08. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 9,762 shares in the company, valued at $212,421.12. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of TEVA traded down $0.82 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $19.73. 8,610,703 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 8,660,157. The firm has a market capitalization of $20.90 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.02, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 6.20 and a beta of 0.74. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.75, a quick ratio of 0.61 and a current ratio of 0.94. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd has a twelve month low of $14.05 and a twelve month high of $25.96.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TEVA) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 1st. The company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.53 by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $4.53 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.54 billion. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries had a positive return on equity of 21.83% and a negative net margin of 54.67%. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries’s revenue was down 19.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.00 earnings per share. Analysts forecast that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd will post 2.82 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. CWM LLC boosted its position in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries by 315,000.0% in the 3rd quarter. CWM LLC now owns 6,302 shares of the company’s stock valued at $136,000 after purchasing an additional 6,300 shares during the period. MAI Capital Management acquired a new position in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in the 2nd quarter valued at $204,000. FNY Investment Advisers LLC boosted its position in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries by 989,900.0% in the 3rd quarter. FNY Investment Advisers LLC now owns 9,900 shares of the company’s stock valued at $213,000 after purchasing an additional 9,899 shares during the period. Greenleaf Trust acquired a new position in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in the 2nd quarter valued at $215,000. Finally, Highstreet Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries by 244.6% in the 3rd quarter. Highstreet Asset Management Inc. now owns 9,986 shares of the company’s stock valued at $215,000 after purchasing an additional 7,088 shares during the period. 61.66% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

TEVA has been the topic of several analyst reports. Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $25.00 target price on shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in a research report on Thursday, August 16th. Mizuho reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $28.00 target price on shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in a research report on Thursday, August 16th. Credit Suisse Group lowered Teva Pharmaceutical Industries from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price target for the company from $25.00 to $23.00 in a report on Friday, September 7th. BTIG Research raised Teva Pharmaceutical Industries from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, September 17th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co set a $23.00 price target on Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, September 17th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fifteen have given a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $21.94.

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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Company Profile

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited, a pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes generic medicines and a portfolio of specialty medicines worldwide. It operates through two segments, Generic Medicines and Specialty Medicines. The Generic Medicines segment offers sterile products, hormones, narcotics, high-potency drugs, and cytotoxic substances in various dosage forms, including tablets, capsules, injectables, inhalants, liquids, ointments, and creams.

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